Sedation Dentistry in Temple, TX
Dental anxiety is a serious problem experienced by millions of people. This fear may be so overwhelming that it causes you to delay dental visits or avoid treatment altogether.
At Temple Dental Trails, we want you to enjoy excellent oral health, and we know that you do too. With Dr. Leung’s advanced training in sedation dentistry, we can safely help to ease your fears so you can feel confident and comfortable about seeking oral health care.
We Care about Your Comfort
If you are one of the millions of people who have memories of an unpleasant dental experience, you may find it hard to believe that any kind of dental treatment can be comfortable and stress-free. It’s completely understandable to have this reaction to ongoing dental work.
Unfortunately, this kind of fear can overwhelm you and make it nearly impossible to seek the care you need. Whether you’ve had a bad experience or you don’t like the sights and sounds of a dental office, our team is here to support and encourage you every step of the way.
In preparation for your procedure, we will thoroughly explain the process and answer your questions. This is a perfect time for you to share your concerns with us because the more we understand about your apprehension, the easier it is to tailor your treatment accordingly.
Effective Sedation Options
Fortunately, modern dentistry gives us sedation options that can be customized for your needs. With state-of-the-art sedation, we’ll help you relax completely and get important dental care without fear or anxiety.
Nitrous oxide – Nitrous oxide is an odorless gas that’s inhaled through a small nasal mask. This is a mild form of sedation that’s so safe we even use it for children! You just have to sit back and breathe normally, and in moments you will start to feel drowsy and mildly euphoric. Nitrous dulls the sights and sounds around you and helps you feel detached from the activity. Most patients have little or no memory of what happened afterward. There are no lingering side effects, so you can safely return to your usual routine after your appointment.
Oral sedation – Some patients are so fearful that they need a little more help to relax, and in that case, we recommend comforting oral sedation. Dr. Leung will prescribe a calming medication that you can take at our office before your procedure.
A member of our professional team will be by your side throughout the procedure to make sure you are completely comfortable. We can also combine oral sedation with nitrous oxide to ensure that you have a completely stress-free experience.
We Focus on Your Needs
We understand how upsetting even the most basic treatments can be for people who suffer from dental phobia. Your comfort is as important to us as it is to you, and you can be assured that we are here to help you feel safe and secure.
Our office is warm and welcoming, and we offer anxiety-reducing amenities like flat screen TVs in our treatment rooms to make you feel at home. Pillows, blankets, and warm, scented towels help us achieve a soothing, comforting ambiance.
If you’ve been putting off dental treatment, Dr. Leung and our team would love to show you the difference that sedation dentistry and supportive, gentle care can make. Please contact our Temple dental office for more information about our safe, effective sedation options.